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Gate, Blue Lodge, Ury House

A Category C Listed Building in Stonehaven and Lower Deeside, Aberdeenshire

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Latitude: 56.9787 / 56°58'43"N

Longitude: -2.2431 / 2°14'35"W

OS Eastings: 385322

OS Northings: 787523

OS Grid: NO853875

Mapcode National: GBR XH.SP66

Mapcode Global: WH9RF.JV2F

Plus Code: 9C8VXQH4+FQ

Entry Name: Gate, Blue Lodge, Ury House

Listing Name: Ury Estate, Blue Gate Including Quadrant Walls

Listing Date: 20 January 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397194

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49609

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fetteresso

County: Aberdeenshire

Electoral Ward: Stonehaven and Lower Deeside

Parish: Fetteresso

Traditional County: Kincardineshire

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Probably John Baird of Glasgow, 1855. Flat-coped rubble quadrant walls with cushion-coped square-section bull-faced gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

John Baird of Glasgow designed the new Ury House for Alexander Baird who took over the estate after the death of Robert Barclay-Allardice in 1854. At this time a new viaduct was erected to the east of the main house on the east gate road. Referring to the Ury Estate, the Statistical Account notes that "Around a great part of the domain, a high wall of stone and lime has been built". It continues, "This is, perhaps one of the finest seats in any part

of the country". The nearby Blue Lodge is listed separately.

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